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  • Android M
    Understanding Permissions in Android MAndroid preview@2x
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    One feature announced at Google I/O in 2015 that resonated with users and developers alike is the new runtime permissions model for Android M. In this tutorial, you will learn a bit more about the new permissions model and how to implement it into your applications.Read More…
  • Android
    Getting Started With ReactiveX on AndroidPicrx
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    The codebase of complex apps with many network connections and user interactions are often littered with callbacks. Such code is not only lengthy and hard to understand, but also error-prone. ReactiveX offers an alternative approach that is both clear and concise, to manage asynchronous tasks and events. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use RxJava bindings for Android, or RxAndroid for short.Read More…
  • Android
    Creating Onboarding Screens for Android AppsPicintro
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    When users download your app and use it for the first time, it's very important that they don't feel lost or confused. By adding a few screens to your app that welcome them and show them what they can do with it, you can make your users feel a lot more comfortable and confident. Such screens are often called onboarding screens. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create onboarding screens and add them to an Android app.Read More…
  • Android M
    Exploring the Android M Developer PreviewAndroid m developer preview
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    In May, Google announced the next version of the Android platform, Android M. While it’s still unknown what the "M" stands for, you can get your hands on the Android M developer preview today. Read More…
  • Design Support Library
    Overview of the Android Design Support LibraryMaterialdesign
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    During Google I/O 2015, Google introduced the Design Support Library for Android developers. This library makes it simple for developers to implement more Material Design concepts into their applications, because many key elements were not available initially out of the box. On top of being easy to use, the Design Support Library is backwards compatible to API 7.Read More…
  • JavaScript
    Beyond the Basics With FramerPreview image@2x
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    In my previous tutorial about Framer, I talked about the framework's basic concepts and showed you how to use them to create simple mock-ups. In this tutorial, I am going to focus on a few more advanced features of the framework that allow you to add more complex interactions and effects to your mock-ups.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Create a Bluetooth Scanner With Android's Bluetooth APIAndroid preview@2x
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    In this tutorial, we explore what Bluetooth is and how to use the Android Bluetooth API to create an app that scans and displays nearby Bluetooth devices. Additionally, we look over the basics of connecting with a nearby Bluetooth device.Read More…
  • JavaScript
    Creating Prototypes for iOS and Android With Framer: BasicsPreview image@2x
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    With Framer, an open source prototyping framework, you can quickly create interactive mock-ups for your iOS and Android apps using Javascript, HTML, and CSS. In this two-part series, you will find everything you need to get started with Framer 3.Read More…
  • Android
    Debugging Android Apps with Facebook's StethoPicstetho
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    Stetho is an open source debugging platform developed by Facebook that allows you to debug your Android apps using Google Chrome's developer tools. It offers very useful features, such as real-time network inspection, SQLite database inspection, and more. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to use Stetho in your Android projects.Read More…
  • Material Design
    Coloring Android Apps with PaletteAndroid
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    One of the defining features of material design is the use of color to compliment and emphasize content on the screen. Using the Palette class, developers can extract prominent colors from a bitmap for use in their apps to customize user interface elements.Read More…
  • iOS
    A Fast, Accurate Way to Test Internet Explorer on iOS, Mac OS X, and AndroidIeonosx preview
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    Earlier this year, the Microsoft team launched a new tool, RemoteIE, to make it easier to test sites in IE regardless of which platform you’re on. In this tutorial I'll show you how to get it set up.Read More…
  • Kotlin
    An Introduction to KotlinPickot2
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    Kotlin is a JVM language whose syntax is more expressive and concise than that of Java. With features like higher-order functions, lambda expressions, operator overloading, string templates, null safety, and more, it offers a very different programming experience. Moreover, because Java and Kotlin are highly interoperable, they can be used together in the same project. In this tutorial, you are going to learn the basics of Kotlin.Read More…